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Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 3332
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ciabatta” (75 reviews)
“sandwiches” (77 reviews)
“bread” (112 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a fabulous business, customer relations are fantastic food is to die for! They never disappoint very highly recommended stop they really do deserve to be at number one well done team !

1  Thank Gembot34
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fresh made pastries, berry and custard crumble pies, and hot (Big!) breakfast sandwiches made this a perfect morning start for our crew. We left well caffeinated! :)

1  Thank seanmcelroy
Reviewed 1 week ago

While Ciabatta Cafe topped the restaurant list in Rotorua on Tripadvisor we had initially ignored it as it is located outside of town in an industrial area. So, unless you have a rental car you are not going to make the trip. This, clearly, was...More

1  Thank ForeignObserver2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the bakers breakfast of different breads with conserves and superb coffee All the bakery goods look good. High quality fresh bread, took with us what we couldn’t manage and enjoyed toast this morning Wouldn’t have found this gem of a bakery if we hadn’t...More

2  Thank HelenQM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee, delicious bread,jams,pastries and excellent service in a homely,spacious and comfortable environment!

2  Thank SBD1964
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little outside the CBS thus place sells great fresh bread, European style cakes including amazing millefeue and the best Danish pastries I've ever eaten. Also really delicious hot or cold filled tolls. Coffee her good and regularly have live music. Very pleasant people and...More

2  Thank Rosemary V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t fault anything. Super friendly service and absolutely delicious sammie’s, cakes and coffee. We will be back!

2  Thank Ocean_Traveller7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn’t expecting much but it blew me away! Super worth it! We tried a variety of ciabatta and all of them were amazing!

2  Thank darylmcawesome
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really solid spot for lunch. Delicious sandwiches, goulash, and baked goods to choose from - when in doubt, get the giant soft pretzel. Really friendly staff as well which made for an enjoyable experience.

2  Thank mrandrew48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very hip setting. Friendly staff. In an industrial neighborhood. Great foccacia and desserts. Worth the try.

2  Thank zhoom
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23 November 2017|
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Response from IvanandSusie | Reviewed this property |
yes they have began options available
Logan-Michelle B
16 July 2017|
Response from CaraBoots | Reviewed this property |
No - it's open 8.00 till 3.00pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 8.00 - 1.30! Closed Sunday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 3332
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A range of continental breads and pastries baked fresh daily. Also a great lunch menu featuring "The Long Dog". More than just a bakery, we have amazing coffee aswell, plenty of cafe style seating and great ambience.
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